Takeover

  1. War's Influence On Wall Street

    War's Influence On Wall Street

    Blitzkrieg? Dawn raids? Sounds like the markets and the battlefield have a few things ...
  2. Mergers And Acquisitions: Understanding Takeovers

    Mergers And Acquisitions: Understanding Takeovers

    In the dramatic world of M&As, battleground terms meld with bizarre metaphors ...
  3. 4 History-Making Wall Street Crooks

    4 History-Making Wall Street Crooks

    Find out how these Wall Street high-rollers landed themselves in hot water.
  4. The Getty Oil Takeover Fiasco

    The Getty Oil Takeover Fiasco

    It was the largest takeover in history and one of the most dramatic. Learn all about ...
  5. Goldman, the Muppets and the Mystery of ‘Pretty ...

    Goldman, the Muppets and the Mystery of ‘Pretty ...

    Georgetown finance professor James J. Angel along with other investors are battling ...
  6. Understanding Leveraged Buyouts

    Understanding Leveraged Buyouts

    LBOs are often presented as predatory by the media, but it really depends on which ...
  1. Time Is On Symmetricom’s Side

    Time Is On Symmetricom’s Side

    The atomic clock equipment maker Symmetricom Inc.’s (Nasdaq:SYMM) stock exploded ...
  2. Adobe Patches A Hole With A $600M Purchase

    Adobe Patches A Hole With A $600M Purchase

    Adobe adds more functionality to its digital marketing platform with a $600 million ...
  3. The SoftBank-Sprint-Clearwire-Dish Network Game ...

    The SoftBank-Sprint-Clearwire-Dish Network Game ...

    It looks like the wrangling for Sprint and Clearwire is over, with Dish Network once ...
  4. Why Did Google Want Waze so Badly?

    Why Did Google Want Waze so Badly?

    Google acquired Waze on June 11. Why does the company want this single app so badly?
  5. Elan Shareholders Bring Management To Heel

    Elan Shareholders Bring Management To Heel

    The rejection of Elan management's proposed transactions ought to accelerate the ...
  6. Pandora Ups The Stakes In A Brewing Royal(ty) ...

    Pandora Ups The Stakes In A Brewing Royal(ty) ...

    Pandora buys a radio station to increase its bargaining power. What does this mean ...
  1. What is the Pac-Man defense?

    The Pac-Man defense is a strategy in which a company that is facing a hostile takeover from another company essentially turns ...
  2. A cash buyout agreement has been announced for a stock I own, but why isn't my stock ...

    The announcement of an acquisition or a merger does not necessarily mean that the deal will be resolved as originally stated. ...
  3. What was the most notable hostile takeover of all time?

    The drama of the RJR Nabisco takeover and wide coverage make it one of the most notable takeovers in history.
  4. What is the significance of a Schedule 13D?

    A Schedule 13D is significant because it provides investors with useful information about majority ownership in the company. ...
  1. Biggest Acquisition Failures Of All Time

    Biggest Acquisition Failures Of All Time

    Some acquisitions just aren't meant to be. Here are a select few acquisitions that ...
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